Who We Are

Our Mission

To promote adequate affordable housing and economic self-sufficiency opportunities for low to moderate income residents in the City of Moundsville and the Marshall County area in a fiscally sound manner free from discrimination.

At the Moundsville Housing Authority, we are focused on providing affordable housing and self-sufficiency opportunity services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.

Moundsville Housing Authority is a non-profit agency created by Resolution of the Council of the City of Moundsville in 1960. The Board of Commissioners are civic minded volunteers appointed by the City Manager of the City of Moundsville. These commissioners serve five year terms and may be reappointed .Many residents of Moundsville have served on our Board of Commissioners over the years.

The agency has had nine Executive Directors. Our site projects consisting of 76 family units and 40 elderly/disabled units were constructed in 1966. These sites are known as Kermit, Gatts and Francine Courts, and Dorsey Street/Burley Court. The Golden Towers, a seven story high-rise consisting of 93 units for elderly/disabled, was built in 1970. The Helfer Pavilion, a mid-rise consisting of 39 units was constructed in 1981.

Moundsville Housing Authority is an active member of the West Virginia Association of Housing Agencies (WVAHA). WVAHA has 34 member housing agencies and meets twice yearly for conferences at various places throughout the state. We are also members of the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the South Eastern Regional Council (SERC), and the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA).

PHAS Score: 92 - High Performer